Monday, December 6, 2010

12/03/2010 DOT Digest: FRA Awards Delaware $450,000 To Study New Rail Service

Tripling of BNSF export coal volumes plays role in new US port movesPlattsBNSF Railway is on pace to triple its shipments of export coal to Vancouver piers in 2010, as higher Asian demand for thermal coal pushes up prices, ...

Railroad firm wants to buy unused line out of North CreekGlens Falls Post-StarThe international railroad company that hopes to operate the Upper Hudson River Railroad next year has proposed purchasing an extension of the rail line ...

50 jobs expected as part of railroad repair projectLexington Herald LeaderBy Scott Sloan - ssloan@herald-leader.com Within as little as two months, Nicholasville-based RJ Corman Railroad Group expects to start an extensive project ...

Broken axle cause of train derailmentPierce County HeraldA 72-car train owned by Burlington Northern Santa Fe was northbound Sept. 13, near CTH VV, south of Hwy. 35, when 31 of its cars derailed. ...

Delegation Calls for Federal Support for Western Vermont RailPoliticalNews.me (press release)The project, which would improve passenger rail from Rutland to Burlington, was lauded by the Federal Railroad Administration and scored competitively in ...

A very merry train rideHeraldNetThe stately silver cars of Burlington Northern Santa Fe's Holiday Express train rolled into Everett Station on Friday evening, loading up Army National ...

CP Holiday Train shinesFreeport Journal-StandardWhen I was a kid my grandfather worked for the Chicago Great Western Railroad,” Dittmar said. “My grandparents lived in Elizabeth right by the train tracks. ...

Chelatchie Prairie Railroad's Christmas Tree Train gives Clark County a choo ...OregonLive.comThe Chelatchie Prairie Railroad is an all-volunteer organization that has been running the tracks out of Yacolt on and off for more than 10 years. ...

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